Russia may not be in compliance with Biological Weapons Convention

Wednesday, Jul 28, 2010 @ 2:47pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A new U.S. State Department report reveals that the United States does not believe that Russia is in full compliance with its treaty obligations in regards to biological and chemical weapons.
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Ichor receives funding to fight Venezuelan Equine Encephalitis Virus

Thursday, Jul 29, 2010 @ 3:18pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Defense Threat Reduction Agency has provided Ichor Medical Systems of San Diego with a $2.2 million contract to fund Phase I human clinical testing of a DNA vaccine candidate for Venezuelan Equine Encephalitis Virus.
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Coroner says U.K. anthrax infections could be foul play

Thursday, Jul 29, 2010 @ 3:21pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A coroner investigating the deaths of at least 12 heroin addicts in the United Kingdom has revealed that the addicts might have been the victims of foul play.
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Uzumcu takes office as director-general of OPCW

Thursday, Jul 29, 2010 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Turkey's Ahmet Uzumcu took office as the director-general of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons on July 25.
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State Department says Russia in compliance with bioweapons treaty

Thursday, Jul 29, 2010 @ 4:31pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A top negotiator at the U.S. State Department has announced that Russia has not been cheating on its chemical and biological weapons treaty obligations.
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Scottish researchers testing drug to fight bioterrorism

Friday, Jul 30, 2010 @ 2:21pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Scottish researchers are set to begin human tests on a drug that can interrupt cardiac arrest and heal damaged tissues and could be used to fight biological warfare agents.
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Commonwealth Games prepared for bioterror

Friday, Jul 30, 2010 @ 2:24pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

There have been no specific threats leveled at the Commonwealth Games, which will be held in India in October, but intelligence agencies have said there is enough of a generic threat to require them to be prepared for all manner of attack, including biote
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George Mason University opens biomedical research lab

Friday, Jul 30, 2010 @ 3:12pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

George Mason University recently opened a $50 million biomedical research laboratory in an effort to take the lead in fighting infectious diseases and bioterrorism.
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Federal officials okay emergency transport plans for infected workers

Friday, Jul 30, 2010 @ 3:14pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Federal officials from the National Institutes of Health have given the green light to emergency plans to transport laboratory workers potentially infected with some of the world
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